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Most absurdly in the program, the Aidan Quinn character is portrayed as a courageous priest challenging a conservative church hierarchy. In real life, the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut has a liberal bishop who is cracking down on dissenting conservative priests. The national Episcopal hierarchy is overwhelmingly liberal, and orthodox Episcopalians are increasingly looking to overseas Anglican primates for leadership and protection. (Quote by - Mark Tooley)

A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high duties of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self- preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation. To lose our country by a scrupulous adherence to written law would be to lose the law itself, with life, liberty, property, and all those who are enjoying them with us; thus absurdly sacrificing the end to the means. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them. (Quote by - Lewis Mumford)

Scores are absurdly important, One hundred points could easily make or break a kid. (Quote by - Ned Johnson)

Shakespeare's name, you may depend on it, stands absurdly too high and will go down. (Quote by - George Byron)

It was absurdly hilarious. (Quote by - Al Franken)

The biggest shortcoming is that the Census Bureau fails to account for some $400 billion in welfare and Social Security and Medicare benefits that flow to the bottom quarter of the population. So the income count itself is almost absurdly inaccurate and incomplete. (Quote by - Robert Rector)

Jesus promised His disciples three things: that they would be entirely fearless, absurdly happy, and that they would get into trouble. (Quote by - Maltby, W. Russell)

There's an absurdly picky ski patrol this year. To us this is epic: If you have a job you don't like, you quit. (Quote by - Mac Smith)

People who count their chickens before they are hatched, act very wisely, because chickens run about so absurdly that it is impossible to count them accurately(Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

It's odd how those who dismiss the peace movement as utopian, don't hesitate to proffer the most absurdly dreamy reasons for going to war: to stamp out terrorism, install democracy, eliminate fascism, and most entertainingly, to ‘rid the world of evil-doers. (Quote by - Arundhati Roy)

I don't know how much Apple pays for that IBM chip, but you can bet it's absurdly low. Apple has this crazy idea that it shouldn't have to pay as much as everyone else. And whatever it's paying for the IBM chip, I'm sure it's paying more for the Intel chip. (Quote by - Nathan Brookwood)

First you write down your goal; your second job is to break down your goal into a series of steps, beginning with steps which are absurdly easy. (Quote by - Fitzhugh Dodson)

The only way we can do what we do is to be absurdly optimistic. (Quote by - Christine Vachon)

Perhaps I'm old and tired, but I always think that the chances of finding out what really is going on are so absurdly remote that the only thing to do is to say hang the sense of it and just keep yourself occupied. (Quote by - Douglas Adams)

I've been & am absurdly over-estimated. There are no supermen & I'm quite ordinary, & will say so whatever the artistic results. In that point I'm one of the few people who tell the truth about myself. (Quote by - T. E. Lawrence)

Librarians are almost always very helpful and often almost absurdly knowledgeable. Their skills are probably very underestimated and largely underemployed. (Quote by - Charles Medawar)

I'm very optimistic that because they can't duplicate the (atmosphere) on their own, that as long as we do what we need to do to satisfy the team....I am absurdly optimistic that the teams will stay here. (Quote by - Laura Miller)

He's a great guy, absurdly talented, and he seemed ready to sing. It's these parts he can come up with, these ways of double tracking, these really unusual harmonies - I could listen to Antony all day. (Quote by - Lou Reed)

To win respect, the networks seem to feel they have to keep absurdly overstating their anchors' reporting cred. (Quote by - Tina Brown)

We find nothing easier than being wise, patient, superior. We drip with the oil of forbearance and sympathy, we are absurdly just, we forgive everything. For that very reason we ought to discipline ourselves a little; for that very reason we ought to cultivate a little emotion, a little emotional vice, from time to time. It may be hard for us; and among ourselves we may perhaps laugh at the appearance we thus present. But what of that! We no longer have any other mode of self-overcoming available to us: this is our asceticism, our penance. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

We have no desire to be free speech martyrs, but it would have been nakedly hypocritical to avoid the same cartoons we'd criticized others for not running, cartoons that however absurdly have inspired arson, kidnapping and murder and forced cartoonists in at least two continents to go into hiding. (Quote by - Harry Siegel)

What makes us discontented with our condition is the absurdly exaggerated idea we have of the happiness of others. (Quote by - French Proverb)

The tragedy of human life consists in our vain attempts to stretch the limits of things which can never become unlimited, to reach the infinite by absurdly adding to the rungs of the ladder of the finite. (Quote by - Rabindranath Tagore)

They who assert that a blind fatality produced the various effects we behold in this world talk very absurdly; for can anything be more unreasonable than to pretend that a blind fatality could be productive of intelligent beings. (Quote by - Charles De Secondat)


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